Garfield Heights, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Cuyahoga County
   060       Garfield Heights City

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     31,739
Urban population....................................................     31,739
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      6,791
Preprimary school...................................................        529
Elementary or high school...........................................      4,800
  Percent in private school.........................................       26.9
College.............................................................      1,462

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     21,960
Less than 9th grade.................................................      1,724
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      4,491
High school graduate................................................      9,075
Some college, no degree.............................................      3,627
Associates degree...................................................      1,176
Bachelor's degree...................................................      1,349
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        518

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       71.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................        8.5

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     29,697
Lived in same house.................................................     21,542
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      8,031
  Same State........................................................      7,482
    Same county.....................................................      6,682
    Different county................................................        800
  Different State...................................................        549
Lived abroad........................................................        124

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     19,249
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        775
  With a mobility limitation........................................        459
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        591
With a work disability..............................................      1,495
    In labor force..................................................        585
  Prevented from working............................................        799
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      6,103
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      1,446
  With a mobility limitation........................................      1,041
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        800

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        219
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,201
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,792

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      4,222
  65 years and over.................................................      1,502

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     30,611
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       83.9
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,128
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        130

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     29,697
Speak a language other than English.................................      3,187
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      1,013
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        365
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         88
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         96
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         31

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     40,987
Arab................................................................         44
Austrian............................................................        151
Belgian.............................................................         13
Canadian............................................................         13
Czech...............................................................      2,160
Danish..............................................................         15
Dutch...............................................................        233
English.............................................................      1,641
Finnish.............................................................         28
French (except Basque)..............................................        368
French Canadian.....................................................         39
German..............................................................      5,341
Greek...............................................................        105
Hungarian...........................................................      1,421
Irish...............................................................      3,529
Italian.............................................................      4,850
Lithuanian..........................................................        125
Norwegian...........................................................          5
Polish..............................................................      9,129
Portuguese..........................................................         31
Romanian............................................................         30
Russian.............................................................        408
Scotch-Irish........................................................        186
Scottish............................................................        122
Slovak..............................................................      2,947
Subsaharan African..................................................         35
Swedish.............................................................         88
Swiss...............................................................         14
Ukrainian...........................................................        129
United States or American...........................................        574
Welsh...............................................................        224
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         67
Yugoslavian.........................................................      1,010
Other ancestries....................................................      5,912

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     25,477
In labor force......................................................     15,385
      Percent in labor force........................................       60.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................     15,371
    Employed........................................................     14,463
    Unemployed......................................................        908
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.9
  Armed Forces......................................................         14
Not in labor force..................................................     10,092

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     11,568
In labor force......................................................      8,123
      Percent in labor force........................................       70.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................      8,109
    Employed........................................................      7,545
    Unemployed......................................................        564
      Percent unemployed............................................        7.0
  Armed Forces......................................................         14
Not in labor force..................................................      3,445

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     13,909
In labor force......................................................      7,262
      Percent in labor force........................................       52.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................      7,262
    Employed........................................................      6,918
    Unemployed......................................................        344
      Percent unemployed............................................        4.7
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      6,647

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     13,909
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,751
  Percent in labor force............................................       65.0
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      2,021
  Percent in labor force............................................       75.7

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      2,447
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,496

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      4,461
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      3,220

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,573
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        122
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         64
  Unemployed........................................................          0
  Not in labor force................................................         58

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     14,223
Percent drove alone.................................................       79.6
Percent in carpools.................................................        9.8
Percent using public transportation.................................        6.2
Percent using other means...........................................        0.2
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        4.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       20.7

OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     14,463
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      1,505
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,350
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        566
Sales occupations...................................................      1,403
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      3,220
Private household occupations.......................................         30
Protective service occupations......................................        321
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,595
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         86
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      2,049
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      1,180
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        562
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        596

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     14,463
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         63
Mining..............................................................         43
Construction........................................................        631
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        955
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      2,429
Transportation......................................................        643
Communications and other public utilities...........................        409
Wholesale trade.....................................................      1,016
Retail trade........................................................      2,372
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        841
Business and repair services........................................        823
Personal services...................................................        380
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        194
Health services.....................................................      1,610
Educational services................................................        641
Other professional and related services.............................        820
Public administration...............................................        593

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     14,463
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     12,364
Government workers..................................................      1,612
  Local government workers..........................................      1,109
  State government workers..........................................        243
  Federal government workers........................................        260
Self-employed workers...............................................        459
Unpaid family workers...............................................         28

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     12,459
Less than $5,000....................................................        475
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,222
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,207
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      2,466
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,361
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      2,699
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,593
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        335
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        88
$150,000 or more....................................................         13
Median household income (dollars)...................................     28,694

  Families..........................................................      8,930
Less than $5,000....................................................        175
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        270
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        600
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,611
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,953
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      2,475
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,452
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        306
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         75
$150,000 or more....................................................         13
Median family income (dollars)......................................     34,322

  Nonfamily households..............................................      3,529
Less than $5,000....................................................        300
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        966
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        638
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        862
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        414
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        201
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        118
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         24
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          6
$150,000 or more....................................................          0
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     13,708

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     12,491

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     12,459
With wage and salary income.........................................      8,994
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     32,887
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        759
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     11,198
With farm self-employment income....................................          4
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................        150
With Social Security income.........................................      4,582
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,536
With public assistance income.......................................        725
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      4,103
With retirement income..............................................      3,039
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,871

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     31,589
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,862

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     24,539
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,363
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      6,103
    Below poverty level.............................................        444

Related children under 18 years.....................................      7,014
    Below poverty level.............................................        493
  Related children under 5 years....................................      2,025
    Below poverty level.............................................        155
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      4,989
    Below poverty level.............................................        338

Unrelated individuals...............................................      4,295
    Below poverty level.............................................        728

  All families......................................................      8,930
    Below poverty level.............................................        358
With related children under 18 years................................      3,917
    Below poverty level.............................................        263
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,577
    Below poverty level.............................................        120

  Female householder families.......................................      1,711
    Below poverty level.............................................        190
With related children under 18 years................................        774
    Below poverty level.............................................        165
  With related children under 5 years...............................        229
    Below poverty level.............................................         60
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        5.9
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        5.6
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        7.3
  Related children under 18 years...................................        7.0
    Related children under 5 years..................................        7.7
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        6.8
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       16.9

All families........................................................        4.0
  With related children under 18 years..............................        6.7
    With related children under 5 years.............................        7.6

Female householder families.........................................       11.1
  With related children under 18 years..............................       21.3
    With related children under 5 years.............................       26.2

      Total housing units...........................................     13,000

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         14
1985 to 1988........................................................        132
1980 to 1984........................................................         72
1970 to 1979........................................................        531
1960 to 1969........................................................      2,034
1950 to 1959........................................................      4,894
1940 to 1949........................................................      2,165
1939 or earlier.....................................................      3,158

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        123
1 bedroom...........................................................        714
2 bedrooms..........................................................      3,497
3 bedrooms..........................................................      7,008
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,496
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        162

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         43
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        120
Condominium housing units...........................................          0

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     13,000
Individual drilled well.............................................          0
Individual dug well.................................................          0
Some other source...................................................          0

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     12,735
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        247
Other means.........................................................         18

      Occupied housing units........................................     12,483

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     11,984
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         36
Electricity.........................................................        315
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         27
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................          0
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................        104
No fuel used........................................................         17

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,371
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,291
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,174
1970 to 1979........................................................      2,686
1960 to 1969........................................................      2,028
1959 or earlier.....................................................      2,933

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        203

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     12,483
None................................................................      1,413
1...................................................................      4,589
2...................................................................      4,741
3 or more...........................................................      1,740

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      9,394
  With a mortgage...................................................      4,583
    Less than $300..................................................         99
    $300 to $499....................................................      1,416
    $500 to $699....................................................      1,850
    $700 to $999....................................................      1,074
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        136
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................          8
    $2,000 or more..................................................          0
    Median (dollars)................................................        598
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      4,811
    Less than $100..................................................         11
    $100 to $199....................................................      1,781
    $200 to $299....................................................      2,643
    $300 to $399....................................................        329
    $400 or more....................................................         47
    Median (dollars)................................................        216

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      9,394
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      5,727
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,267
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        851
  30 to 34 percent..................................................       422
  35 percent or more................................................      1,070
  Not computed......................................................         57

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,387
  Less than $200....................................................         48
  $200 to $299......................................................        182
  $300 to $499......................................................      1,639
  $500 to $749......................................................        325
  $750 to $999......................................................         63
  $1,000 or more....................................................         28
  No cash rent......................................................        102
  Median (dollars)..................................................        408
 

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,387
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        873
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        332
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        240
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        126
  35 percent or more................................................        652
  Not computed......................................................        164
 


 

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